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Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
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Journal DOI :
The Korean Society of Systematic Zoology
Editor in Chief :
Cheon Young Chang, Mann Kyoon Shin
Volume & Issues
Volume 28, Issue 4 - Oct 2012
Volume 28, Issue 3 - Jul 2012
Volume 28, Issue 2 - Apr 2012
Volume 28, Issue 1 - Jan 2012
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First Record of Paranebalia longipes (Crustacea: Phyllocarida: Leptostraca) from South Korea
Song, Ji-Hun ; Kim, Min-Seop ; Min, Gi-Sik ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 221~229
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.221
Paranebalia longipes (Willemoes-Suhm, 1875) is cosmopolitan and has been usually found in the algal and sponge debris on the sandy mud substrates. This species can be clearly distinguished from other species of Paranebalia by the presence of serration on posterior margin of pleopods, the number of articles on antennule and antenna, and number of teeth on flange of antennule fourth article. The genus Paranebalia is new to Korea. In this paper, we provide detail descriptions of the diagnostic characteristics and illustrations of the P. longipes. Additionally, type locality and world distribution of the genus Paranebalia are provided.
The Hornless Australian Burrowing Mayfly Ulmerophlebia (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae)
Bae, Yeon Jae ; Finlay, Kyla J. ; Campbell, Ian C. ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 230~240
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.230
The hornless Australian burrowing mayfly genus Ulmerophlebia Demoulin (Leptophlebiidae) is revised based on comprehensive examinations of adult and larval material collected throughout Australia. Two new species [Ulmerophlebia deani n. sp. and U. minuta n. sp.] and three named species [U. annulata (Harker), U. mjobergi (Ulmer) and U. pipinna Suter] are included. The larva of U. deani can be distinguished by the moderately developed apicomedial expansion of gills and W-shaped markings on the abdominal terga. The male adult of U. minuta can be easily distinguished by the greatly reduced penes. Descriptions, diagnoses, line-drawings of key characters, material and distributional data, taxonomic remarks and adult and larval keys are provided.
Eight New and Four Newly Recorded Species of Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from Korea
Ree, Han Il ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 241~260
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.241
Adult chironomids were collected by various methods, such as light traps, sweeping on grasses, aspiration of light-attracted adults, and sweeping of swarming males with insect nets at various localities. All collected specimens were slide-mounted and identified. I report eight species new to science: Chironomus jangchungensis n. sp., Demicryptochironomus paracamptolabis n. sp., Demicryptochironomus wontongensis n. sp., Microtendipes paratamagouti n. sp., Polypedilum macrohemisphere n. sp., Eukiefferiella busanensis n. sp., Psectrocladius paratogaminimus n. sp., and Pseudosmittia seosania n. sp. I also report four species for the first time in Korea: Chironomus fujiprimus Sasa, Pentapedilum convexum Johannsen, Tanytarsus smolandicus Brundin, and Tanytarsus oyamai Sasa. All species are fully described with illustrations. This is the first report of the genera Eukiefferiella and Pseudosmittia in Korea.
Taxonomic Study of Genus Cyclosalpa (Thaliacea: Salpida: Salpidae) from Korea
Kim, Sunwoo ; Won, Jung-Hye ; Kim, Chang-Bae ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 261~268
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.261
Aggregate and solitary zooids of salps were collected from April 2001 to June 2009. By the analyses based on the morphological characteristics, four species in the genus Cyclosalpa of the subfamily Cyclosalpinae are identified as new records in Korean waters: Cyclosalpa affinis (Chamisso, 1819), Cyclosalpa bakeri Ritter, 1905, Cyclosalpa sewelli Metcalf, 1927, and Cyclosalpa polae Sigl, 1912. These species are re-described with illustrations and photographs in this study. In addition, a key to species of the genus Cyclosalpa in Korean waters and a key to the life cycles of Salpida are provided. As a result of this study twelve species in the Salpidae have been reported from Korea until now.
Exploring the Utility of Partial Cytochrome c Oxidase Subunit 1 for DNA Barcoding of Gobies
Jeon, Hyung-Bae ; Choi, Seung-Ho ; Suk, Ho Young ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 269~278
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.269
Gobiids are hyperdiverse compared with other teleost groups, with about 2,000 species occurring in marine, freshwater, and blackish habitats, and they show a remarkable variety of morphologies and ecology. Testing the effectiveness of DNA barcodes on species that have emerged as a result of radiation remains a major challenge in evolutionary biology. Here, we used the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (COI) sequences from 144 species of gobies and related species to evaluate the performance of distance-based DNA barcoding and to conduct a phylogenetic analysis. The average intra-genus genetic distance was considerably higher than that obtained in previous studies. Additionally, the interspecific divergence at higher taxonomic levels was not significantly different from that at the intragenus level, suggesting that congeneric gobies possess substantial interspecific sequence divergence in their COI gene. However, levels of intragenus divergence varied greatly among genera, and we do not provide sufficient evidence for using COI for cryptic species delimitation. Significantly more nucleotide changes were observed at the third codon position than that at the first and the second codons, revealing that extensive variation in COI reflects synonymous changes and little protein level variation. Despite clear signatures in several genera, the COI sequences did resolve genealogical relationships in the phylogenetic analysis well. Our results support the validity of COI barcoding for gobiid species identification, but the utilization of more gene regions will assist to offer a more robust gobiid species phylogeny.
Population Genetic Structure and Evidence of Demographic Expansion of the Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) in East Asia
Kwan, Ye-Seul ; Song, Hye-Kyung ; Lee, Hyun-Jung ; Lee, Wan-Ok ; Won, Yong-Jin ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 279~290
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.279
Plecoglossus altivelis (ayu) is an amphidromous fish widely distributed in Northeastern Asia from the East China Sea to the northern Japanese coastal waters, encompassing the Korean Peninsula within its range. The shore lines of northeastern region in Asia have severely fluctuated following glaciations in the Quaternary. In the present study, we investigate the population genetic structure and historical demographic change of P. altivelis at a population level in East Asia. Analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) based on 244 mitochondrial control region DNA sequences clearly showed that as the sampling scope extended to a larger geographic area, genetic differentiation began to become significant, particularly among Northeastern populations. A series of hierarchical AMOVA could detect the genetic relationship of three closely located islands between Korea and Japan that might have been tightly connected by the regional Tsushima current. Neutrality and mismatch distribution analyses revealed a strong signature of a recent population expansion of P. altivelis in East Asia, estimated at 126 to 391 thousand years ago during the late Pleistocene. Therefore it suggests that the present population of P. altivelis traces back to its approximate demographic change long before the last glacial maximum. This contrasts our a priori expectation that the most recent glacial event might have the most crucial effect on the present day demography of marine organisms through bottleneck and subsequent increase of effective population size in this region.
A Review of the Genus Grapholita (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) in North Korea
Byun, Bong-Kyu ; Lee, Bong-Woo ; Bae, Kwan-Ho ; Lee, Kyung-Jae ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 291~296
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.291
In North Korea, the first report of the family Tortricidae, comprising 34 species, was made in 1969. It includes three species of the genus Grapholita (G. inopinata, G. molesta, and G. turionana). Among them, G. turionana is now placed under the genus Blastesthia. In the present study, a total of four species of the genus Grapholita are recognized from North Korea, based on material deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum, Hungary. Of them, Grapholita molesta (Busck), is reported for the first time from North Korea. In the present study, G. inopinata was not found. All the known species are enumerated with illustrations of adults and genitalia. Also a key for the genus is given.
Two New Eisenia Species from South Korea Similar to E. koreana and Comparable to Eisenoides from USA (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae)
Blakemore, Robert J. ; Park, Tae Seo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 297~303
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.297
New Korean lumbricids are described: Eisenia gaga Blakemore sp. nov. from remote Gageodo Island and E. sindo Blakemore, sp. nov. from an island at Incheon. Both are comparable to Eisenia koreana (Zicsi, 1972) from near Pyongyang, North Korea. A remarkable yet previously unrecognized similarity to American earthworm Eisenoides carolinensis (Michaelsen, 1910) is discussed, but synonymy is rejected on tenuous morphological grounds (form of nephridial vesicle bladders) with taxonomy supported by objective molecular data (mtDNA cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 barcodes).
First Record of Icelus toyamensis (Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) from the East Sea, Korea
Song, Young Sun ; Kim, Jin-Koo ; Ryu, Jung-Hwa ; Kim, Hyeon-Ju ; Kweon, Seon-Man ; Choi, Seung-Ho ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 304~307
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.304
A three specimen of Icelus toyamensis, belonging to Cottidae, Scorpaeniformes, was firstly collected from the East Sea, Korea during 2007-2009. We herein described the species as the first record from Korea on the basis of these specimens. Icelus toyamensis is characterized by the following morphological combinations: spinous scales absent on the base of dorsal fin; small ctenoid scales scattered on body sides; gill rakers are short, tubular, and relatively broad; the uppermost preopercular spine is sharp and simple; dorsal fin rays VIII-IX, 20-21; anal fin soft rays 18-19; pectoral fin rays 18, and vertebrae 40-41. New Korean name of I. toyamensis is proposed as "Min-jul-ga-si-hoet-dae."
First Record of a Snailfish, Careproctus notosaikaiensis (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) from Korea
Ji, Hwan-Sung ; Park, Jeong-Ho ; Ban, Tae-Woo ; Kim, Jin-Koo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 308~311
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.308
A single specimen (134.3 mm standard length) of a snailfish, Careproctus notosaikaiensis was collected from a fish trap in Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do, East Sea, Korea. It is characterized by having the teeth strongly trilobed; dorsal fin rays 52; anal fin rays 47; pectoral fin rays 35; caudal fin rays 10; vertebrae 58; ribs 2 pairs; cephalic pores, 2-6-7-2; gill slit extending to the fifth pectoral fin ray; chin pores paired and equal in size; dorsal and anal fins with distinct reddish margins. We describe this species as the first record to Korea, and proposed the new Korean name, "Dong-hae-bun-hong-ggom-chi" for this species.
First Record of a Hyalid Species, Protohyale pumila (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hyalidae), from Korea
Shin, Myung-Hwa ; Kim, Won ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 312~316
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.312
A hyalid amphipod, Protohyale pumila (Hiwatari and Kajihara, 1981), collected from Jeju Island is reported for the first time in the Korean fauna. The species is characterized by the presence of a short apical spine on the palp article 4 of maxilliped, a distinctly large and blunt cusp on the propodus of male gnathopod 1, and a distal truncate process on the palm of male gnathopod 2. Herein, the present species is described and illustrated. Korean hyalid amphipods now are composed of four species belonging to three genera. Voucher specimens were deposited in the Marine Arthropod Depository Bank of Korea, Seoul National University.
Two New Records of the Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) Species from Korea
Kim, Chang-Jun ; Kang, Gyu-Won ; Lee, Jong-Wook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 28, issue 4, 2012, Pages 317~321
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2012.28.4.317
Previously, 13 species in six genera of the subfamily Banchinae and 29 speices in 16 genera of the subfamily Pimplinae were known from Korea. In this paper, two species, Rynchobanchus minomensis (Uchida, 1933) and Theronia laevigata nigra Uchida, 1928 are new to Korea. Also, the genus Rynchobanchus is recorded for the first time in Korea. Only one species of Theronia, Theronia atalantae (Poda, 1761), was recorded from Korea by Uchida (1928). New Korean names proposed for these two species are "Eol-gul-ga-si-maep-si-beol" and "Geom-jeong-nap-jak-maep-si-beol" for the R. minomensis and T. laevigata nigra, respectively. A key to the species of Theronia, diagnosis and photographs of diagnostic characters of them are provided.